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Female Founders Meetup Kickstarted a Community

Despite there are so many powerful women in the startup community, only about 15% of startups in the world are founded by women. In Estonian Founder’s Society, the ratio of men to women is even worse, about 9:1. It’s time...
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Milda Mitkute, founder of Vinted: “Being a leader and being an expert are two different things”

Milda Mitkute is the co-founder of the online marketplace Vinted, where people sell and buy second-hand clothes. With more than...
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Sacha Michaud - Co-founder, Glovo: “We’ve been able to rise to the top by being faster, more focused and more efficient”

Sacha Michaud is an English entrepreneur who has founded several companies during his career, for example, one of the largest...
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Ivar Kruusenberg, CEO of PowerUp Energy Technologies: “Running a science-based company takes a lot of persistence”

Ivar Kruusenberg is the CEO and founder of PowerUp Energy Technologies. After a long career as the University of Tartu...
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Kadri Tuisk: “Many problems an entrepreneur faces are new even to the world”

Hero of the Week Kadri Tuisk is the founder and CEO of Clanbeat  - a personal growth support tool helping...
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Stenver Jerkku: “Even if everything seems to fail, always look for learning opportunities.”

Stenver Jerkku is a software engineer, a leader, a public speaker and an entrepreneur but most importantly – the co-founder...
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Hero of the Week - Mari Joller: “I want to reinvent how people search for audio”

Mari Joller is an Estonian tech entrepreneur living in New York, who builds companies that are enabled by artificial intelligence...
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Hero of the Week - Kristjan Maruste: “I decided that failing my startup would just equal an MBA"

Kristjan Maruste is the CEO and co-founder of Comodule that creates a universal operating system to digitize light vehicles such...
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Raine Toss (k u u l design): “Each failure is necessary for growth”

Raine Toss is the founder and designer of the Estonian clothing brand k u u l. The brand was initially...
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Priit Alamäe: “Our projects are shown as an example for other institutions in different countries”

Priit Alamäe has been known in Estonia as an entrepreneurial activist for more than 20 years mainly for being the...
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Martin Kristerson: "Teamwork makes the dream work"

Martin Kristerson is the founder and CEO of UpSteam – one of the fastest-growing early-stage startups of Estonia. While he...
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Laura Dekker: “Fighting for your dreams and goals is always worth it!”

Laura Dekker is the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone. At the age of 14, while her...
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Ardo Kaurit - the Estonian Young Entrepreneur of the Year!

Ardo Kaurit started building electric bicycles with two friends 5 years ago. At first, it was more of a side-hobby...
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Milda Mitkute: “Cultural Fit is More Important than Professional Skills”

Milda Mitkute is the co-founder of Vinted – the largest pre-loved fashion marketplace. The idea for Vinted came from Milda’s...
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Keith Siilats’ Words of Wisdom to Future Founders: “Start After You’ve Put Aside Enough Money From Your Day Job.”

Keith Siilats is an entrepreneur, co-founder, and CTO of Bolt Mobility, a company that's developing and renting electric scooters. This...
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Kaarel Kotkas: “If you have momentum you have everything.”

Kaarel Kotkas is a founder and CEO of Veriff. He is the brain and driving power behind Veriff who inspires...
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Jevgeni Kabanov shared his lessons learned on building a great product

Jevgeni Kabanov built his first company at an early age of 16. Already then he made thousands of dollars building...
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Roger Dickey: “Culture can get you through tough times.”

Roger Dickey is a serial entrepreneur, active angel investor and founder of Gigster. He gave us 22 sharp lessons from...
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Laurie Louvet, CEO of LEEVE: “Being an Entrepreneur Means Facing New Adventures and Challenges Every Day.”

Laurie Louvet is a true traveller who believes that learning new languages opens doors and makes people to become more...
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